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07-Oct-14, 22:40
The Caithness Business Index (http://www.caithness-business.co.uk) has posted the following article:

Put Retirement Saving Above Politics

John McTernan, former political secretary to Tony Blair, recently commented that, in the aftermath of the Budget, without consultation, the entire structure of the British pension settlement was torn up by the Chancellor.....it is the death of private pensions, it is the death of occupational pensions in the medium term and the death of pensions in their totality. (Money Marketing, 18 September 2014.) In a new article published today by the Centre for Policy Studies, Michael Johnson considers the validity of this statement and concludes that the UK needs an independent Savings Commissioner tasked with developing policy, free of the electoral cycle, to catalyse a broad-based, retirement saving culture. [Read Full Article (http://www.caithness-business.co.uk/article.php?id=5401)]